Sunday, May 25, 2014

Becoming an Architect, 3rd ed.

It is official!

Becoming an Architect, 3rd ed. is now available.  Below is the description as listed on the Wiley website.

A note of appreciation to those that helped; now, get your hands on your copy and provide feedback via this blog or via Amazon.
Becoming an Architect will inspire future architects, career consultants, and human resources professionals alike, providing all the information you’ll need to make intelligent decisions about careers in architecture.” —From the Foreword by Helen Combs Dreiling, FAIA, 2014 AIA National President
Starting a career as an architect is an exciting prospect, but it's important to do your research before you take the plunge. The third edition of Becoming an Architect is an update to the best-selling guide and highlights the risks and rewards on the path to a career as an architect. You'll find new insight and tons of helpful resources, as well as a complete outline of the trajectory of an architect's early career, from higher education through internship and licensure. More than thirty-two new interviews and profiles from architecture students, emerging, and established professionals give the resource a truly personal feel, and help get you acquainted with real-life scenarios from architects from varying backgrounds and specialties.
With a highly accessible approach, this guide provides a complete overview of the profession, including educational requirements, design specialties, registration requirements, and the paths of a career in architecture. Whether you're a high school student, a college undergraduate, a career counselor, or a human resource professional,Becoming an Architect offers much-needed advice and information to anyone interested in career development for architects.